Internet Service Providers in Ponca City, Oklahoma

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ponca City, OK
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 64.78 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 8.63%

Internet Access in Ponca City, Oklahoma

Ponca City has 8 residential Internet providers, or 15 if you include business and mobile operators. Consumers have access to 5 choices for wired Internet like cable or DSL.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Ponca City.

14.8 percent of the Ponca City area is still left with one or fewer Internet choices. Adjusting to account for for all addresses within city limits, the average address will have at least 2 Internet providers available. Addresses with better competition get lower prices and improved speed, since these providers are incentivized to improve their services to win subscribers.

The plans listed here are manually gathered by our data analysis team.

The big picture is that IPBB and Satellite are the most commonly available network types within Ponca City. The coverage maps and speed test data below show where the actual speed and performance results vary between neighborhoods and Internet providers in Ponca City.

  • There are 15 internet providers in Ponca City with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Ponca City is the 99th most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Arkansas City, Newkirk, Fairfax, and Blackwell, but behind Tonkawa.
  • The fastest zip code in Ponca City for February 2021 is 74604. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

4,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Ponca City, Oklahoma

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CimTel 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ponca City, Oklahoma

  • Sparklight - 89.5% Availability in Ponca City - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - 84.5% Availability in Ponca City - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • CimTel - 0.6% Availability in Ponca City - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Ponca City - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Ponca City - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ponca City

Ponca City Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Ponca City is the 99th most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Arkansas City, Newkirk, Fairfax, and Blackwell, but behind Tonkawa.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 4,000 people in Kay County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 85% of Ponca City residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 74604 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Ponca City.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Kay County, approximately 7,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps Among Ponca City Broadband Providers

Many Internet providers have begun to add data limits onto their home Internet plans as of late. This market trend holds true for Ponca City, with common ISPs like Sparklight selling capped plans. This won't really matter for the majority of residents, but is liable to affect users who share their WiFi or "power users" who consume a lot of high-def content. Caps for cable plans are generally about 1 Terabyte. This is way more than 99 percent of customers use. Potential Sparklight (formerly Cable One) customers should confirm data limits before signing a contract.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Ponca City

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) Cable 89.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL 84.5%+ 100 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 76.3%+ 100 Mbps
Encounter Wireless Fixed Wireless 16.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
AtLink Fixed Wireless 6.9%+ 6 Mbps
CimTel DSL 0.6%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
AtLink Fixed Wireless 59.9%+ 10 Mbps
Encounter Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1,000 Mbps
CimTel DSL 0.1%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Ponca City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ponca City 64.8 Mbps 10 $0.97 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +284.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +42.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +34.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +46.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +50.5 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )